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Captain Matt Tomlins presents President George Nelson with a plaque for running over 4000 calls.
Captain Matt Tomlins presents President George Nelson with a plaque for running over 4000 calls.

Lower Somerset EMS Recognizes 2020 Top Performers.

Captain Matt Tomlins, February 22

Lower Somerset EMS typically has a Christmas party for its members in December of every year. However this year was different due to the COVID pandemic. Because of COVID we held a small get together for our members so that we could recognize our 2020 top performers. Finger food was provided and members were able to come through and receive their gifts and congratulate the award recipients.

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Lower Somerset Helps One of Its Own.

Captain Matt Tomlins, February 20

Members from Lower Somerset EMS is honored that we could help one of our own today. Kim Lawson, a life member of Lower Somerset EMS and a past Captain, has been in the hospital and rehab following a sickness and is due to come home very soon. Many members of the community, both experienced builders as well as others, came out to help with getting the outside of Kim's house in order, and build a ramp ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Captain Matt Tomlins, February 13

Lower Somerset EMS is once again sponsoring the Delmarva Blood Bank and hosting a blood drive at our station on March 11, 2021 from 12PM to 5PM. There is a critical shortage of blood in the blood bank. One pint of blood donated can help up to three people. Come out and be a hero and maybe even save a life. Click the link below for more information. We hope to see you on March 11th!... (Full Story & Photos)

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It's the Season for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning. Know the Facts!

Captain Matt Tomlins, February 12

Lower Somerset EMS wants you to know that winter can be a prime time for carbon monoxide poisoning as people turn on their heating systems and mistakenly warm their cars in garages. So as the weather turns colder, it is important to take extra precautions.

Lower Somerset EMS recommends you install a battery-operated or battery backup carbon monoxide detector in the hallway near each separate sleeping ... (Full Story & Photos)

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L to R: Satoya Melendez, Jalon Doane
L to R: Satoya Melendez, Jalon Doane

Two Lower Somerset EMS Probationary Members Jump Into Action.

Captain Matt Tomlins, February 05

Two of our newest probationary members had to step into action today. Probationary Members Satoya Melendez and Jalon Doane came across an unresponive patient while they were off duty and immediately identified that the person was in cardiac arrest. Because both of them had just passed our CPR class they knew what needed to be done and didn't hesitate to initiate care. 9-1-1 was called and responded. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lower Somerset Welcomes Eight New Members.

Captain Matt Tomlins, February 03

Lower Somerset EMS conducted our regular monthly business meeting last night. During out meeting we voted in a total of eight new probationary EMS members. We are excited to have these new members as part of our team and look forward to working with them. Several of the new members intend on furthering their training and becoming Emergency Medical Technicians. It's because of people from our community ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Captain Matt Tomlins, January 31

Members of Lower Somerset EMS are ready for the call no matter the weather. With snow in our forecast our members have dedicate their time to ensure that we have several crews with extra personnel at the ready to respond to emergencies in Crisfield and surrounding areas.

With three crews on stand by through out the storm this ensures that when you call 9-1-1 we can get to you and provide the best ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New LUCAS 3 Devices Placed In Service.

Captain Matt Tomlins, January 25

Lower Somerset EMS is proud to announce that we have placed in service new LUCAS 3 devices on all units. A LUCAS device is a piece of equipment that conducts chest compressions on persons that are in cardiac arrest. This historically has been done by personnel performing cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, more commonly known as CPR. With the new LUCAS devices this frees personnel up to conduct other ... (Full Story & Photos)

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